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  • n. Plural form of brolga.


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  • Ducks, teal, brolgas, pelicans, ibis, parrots, cockatoos, eagles and finches dart and glide and feed and circle, and on the roads sits every few yards a handsome lizard of the type known as water-dragons, looking like an owner absorbing the glory of real estate which has just increased in price.

    Travel: Dickens down under

  • It was very peaceful: no-one for miles and masses of birds (and wallabies) -- though no brolgas.

    JOURNAL 22 AUGUST 1998

  • We saw a pelican and Miriam explained that we would never see brolgas and pelicans in the same place.

    JOURNAL 22 AUGUST 1998

  • When he found out, in his rage he created a terrible storm that separated the brolgas from the pelicans for all time.

    JOURNAL 22 AUGUST 1998

  • Some brolgas darted out from the tea-tree all about

    Drover's Dream

  • Environment Minister Peter Garrett today announced a $1.79 million investment to save one of Australia's most precious wetlands - home to more than 12,000 brolgas.

    Australian Government Media Releases [All Portfolios]


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